Encouragement from Teachers has greatest influence on less advantaged Children

‘The relationships teachers develop with students are real engines for social mobility.

Big data’ study finds that children from families with limited education have the strongest long-term response to teacher encouragement, and are more likely to progress to the university as a result.

Schoolchildren who receive words of encouragement from a teacher are significantly more likely to continue their education beyond the age of 16 than those who do not, a new study suggests.


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About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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